Black History Month in #Croydon ‘Celebrating Communities….’ Do you have an event to contribute?

Black History Month is fast approaching and if you would like your event/s to be promoted by Croydon Council  via a specific website which will go live nearer the time and in the Croydon BME Forum’s literature, you will need to email the details by Friday 14th July, 2017 to:

There have been some really good submissions so far but the organisers are keen to capture and promote all events so please do keep them coming in so that they can publicise all events.

Please complete the following template with the details of your event:

Description of activity







Please describe your event briefly- i.e. a very short paragraph or a few sentences with the key details

What date in October or early November will your event be taking place?

Where in Croydon will your event be taking place?

What time will your event be taking place?

Who is the desired audience, e.g. is it for children, families or over 60s

Can people turn up on the day or do they need to pre-book? If pre-booking is needed how can this be done?

Is there a cost or will the event be free?

If you have any photographs from previous events or that are associated with your event that you have permission to share, please send them over as the organisers may be able to feature some in the programme.

The theme of this year’s Black History Month is “Celebrating Communities – a Tribute to Black Institutions”.

If you have any queries, please email:

Council funding opportunities can be found here:

Respect – An event run by Faiths Together in Croydon on May 24, open to all!

Faiths Together in Croydon is hosting an event on respect,  and YOU are invited…

The event is being held on Wednesday 24 May 2017 at St Mary’s High School, from 5-7pm.

The event is open to everyone – people of all ages and of all faiths or none.



This follows a successful event exploring Peace, held last year.

And why not follow Faiths Together in Croydon on Twitter at @FTiCroydon and on Facebook?

Free cycle courses during Summer half term 2017 in Croydon




Download a PDF of the flyer

Book Here

More details about Bikeability 

0845 652 0421


And follow @cicom on Twitter

Women’s Football taster session on 1 June 2017, with Active Minds

Active Minds are running a Women’s Football taster session on Thursday. 1 June from noon to1pm at Sanderstead Recreation Ground.

For more information see the poster below or contact Matthew at Mind on 020 8253 8208 or


Cassandra Learning Centre – Speed mentoring – Saturday May 28


Cassandra Learning Centre

Saturday 28th May, 2017

Registration: 10.30am

Start: 11.00am -13.00pm


Join  CLC for their speed-mentoring session!

Share challenges and exchange ideas and stories with managers, counsellors, campaigners, artists and more!

You might even find a new mentor.

  • Open to women at all stages of their careers
  • Four individual 15-minute speed mentoring sessions within the hour
  • Mentors are women from all fields and industries
  • Each session is an opportunity for the mentors to draw on their expertise to support you in overcoming your challenges.


Contact: to register your interest!

Or register via Eventbrite